When you are dealing with reference photos that are not sharp images, a lot of information is lost to the artist. This makes the portrait process come to a crawl, since it is up to the artist to painstakingly fill in the missing information. I have been struggling with the dress and flowers, but think they are finally reading well enough to continue with the color application.
If you click on the tag Jeune Mariee you can see all the steps I took to create this painting.
I just finished a new couple portrait for a client who had send me what looked like a selfie taken at night in a car....
When my client ordered the portrait of this Schnauzer, she told me that the dog had very long eye lashes. She wanted ...
The Court Dancer
"The Court Dancer" Oil on Panel ~ 16 x 20 inches This painting has kept me pretty busy for a while and I am l...